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02.06.16
Hangouts gives you better call quality by skipping Google
02.06.16

Hangouts gives you better call quality by skipping Google

Direct audio and video chats come to Hangouts on Android.

By J. Fingas,   02.06.16
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02.04.16
Mozilla will stop supporting Firefox OS for smartphones in May
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Mozilla will stop supporting Firefox OS for smartphones in May

Once Firefox OS 2.6 drops, Mozilla's phone experiment is over.

By C. Velazco,   02.04.16
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02.03.16
Google pulls Samsung-backed ad blocker from the Play Store
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Google pulls Samsung-backed ad blocker from the Play Store

It might not like Samsung's approach to ad blocking, though not for the reason you might suspect.

By J. Fingas,   02.03.16
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02.03.16
LG will unveil the G5 on February 21st
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LG will unveil the G5 on February 21st

The company isn't leaving any doubts as to when its next big smartphone arrives.

By J. Fingas,   02.03.16
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02.03.16
Google experiments with e-books designed for your phone
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Google experiments with e-books designed for your phone

There's no way you're getting printed copies of these books.

By J. Fingas,   02.03.16
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02.02.16
Microsoft is reportedly buying SwiftKey (update: official)
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Microsoft is reportedly buying SwiftKey (update: official)

It would pay $250 million for those AI-powered smartphone keyboards.

By J. Fingas,   02.02.16
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02.01.16
Samsung will lend you a free Galaxy Note 5 while you're in Korea
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Samsung will lend you a free Galaxy Note 5 while you're in Korea

South Korea wants tourists to know that it's a tech-savvy country.

By J. Fingas,   02.01.16
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02.01.16
Google wants more control over Nexus smartphones
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Google wants more control over Nexus smartphones

It'd be less of a partnership and more of a one-way street.

By J. Fingas,   02.01.16
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